... a bit Suffolk
|sa 20 Oct|
The 17th Halesworth Arts Festival is about halfway through. You've missed Opera-lele, and silent film The Cat and the Canary but tonight it's poet Roger McGough and the festival closes with a James Bond concert hosted by the divine Madeline Smith.
Bury St Edmunds may not be near the coast but it is in Suffolk, was the county town of West Suffolk and is home to brewer Greene King and roller rink Curvemotion so it now has its own page, and why not?
|fr 19 Oct|
The green wheelie bins (two months late) have arrived in Stately Terrace Framlingham. The lids don't close properly but the leaflet says we're not to worry about that, there's a hidden tag (presumably RFID?) to identify individual bins and there will be one more collection of the brown bin. We asked if deliveries will continue into October and the driver's mate opined It's going to take a while.
|th 18 Oct|
A women in her 50s found dead in Aldeburgh on Monday and a 90 year old man with a head injury found at the property has since died.
|we 17 Oct|
Yesterday Royal Grammar School Colchester put up four rugby teams against Framlingham College. When we arrived maybe halfway through the first half of the second XVs an injured RGS player was getting gas and air and RGS were losing 20-00. Some disorganisation with Fram losing possession for dithering ... more here
|tu 16 Oct|
This month Common Ground Theatre tour The Mariner (A musical adaptation of ...) around East Anglia, they are in Southwold next Wednesday. For this tour East Anglia takes in Chipping Ongar once one end of the Central Line. CG follow on with The Scarlet Pipistrelle for Christmas.
In historic Stamford charity shop DVDs are typically 99p ... a lesson for us all eh?
|mo 15 Oct|
Today in that odd canal thingy that runs through the car park of the Bury St Edmunds Tesco's there was a little egret and in the store a queue of men (makes a change) for the disabled toilet as the gents were closed ... all part of life's rich pageant eh?
|su 14 Oct|
When we arrived at Loughborough Leisure Centre this afternoon it was pouring with rain and the car park completely full, we had to circle until a leaver made a space but the Leicester Dolly Rockits were very welcoming. The mixed league support bout of rookies and second bouters was very impressive; Bambi jumped the apex, there was ... more here
|sa 13 Oct|
♫ Tonight at Ipswich Library Morganway (with the very excellent SJ Mortimer), Hanna Haas plus Helen and the Neighbourhood Dogs (resisting the the temptation to comment they can bury a bone ... oh, we haven't).
|fr 12 Oct|
East Anglian american football in 2016,2015 and 2014.
If you need to post pressies by surface mail/International Economy to the USA, Canada or some other non-European destinations they need to be posted by tomorrow the 13th.
Bonkers Conkers is happening this Sunday in or near(ish?) to Swainsthorpe near Norwich but that's all we know.
|th 11 Oct|
♫ Very happy to welcome new advertiser the Rupa Ensemble an octet of outstanding, stylistically agile singers especially adept in singing founder Julian Marshall's compositions. They will be singing in concert at St Michael's Framlingham Saturday 27 October.
The clocks go back at the end of the month.
♫ The Blaxhall Ship has a very honorable folk music history. FolkEast are continuing the tradition with Friday night concerts in the village hall. The second concert of the season is tomorrow the 12th with the Melrose Quartet.
|we 10 Oct|
Our A to Z of ntc helps you find your town or village but unlike a satnav it kills 99% of all known germs, doesn't have a patronising voice and has never knowing undersold.
|tu 2 Oct|
The recent iPhone operating system update like before turned the Bluetooth back on.